East Fourth Street Historic District - Cincinnati, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 06.032 W 084° 30.619
16S E 715294 N 4330884
Quick Description: Small historic district consisting of three buildings in downtown Cincinnati.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 4/30/2008 8:05:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM3PQG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 22

Long Description:
"The three buildings that comprise the East Fourth Street Historic District are significant to the history of Cincinnati’s Central Business District. Surrounded by newer, more modern buildings, this district is evidence of the early days of the Central Business District, and it represents one of the last vestiges of Cincinnati’s commercial development during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The buildings were all constructed around 1860 in the Italianate style but had French Second Empire Mansard attics added later. The main attraction in this district is the John Holland Pen Company, manufacturer of fine gold pens, metal cases, metal toothpicks, and other related products." ~ National Register Nomination Form
Street address:
123, 127, and 135--137 E. Fourth St.
Cincinnati, Ohio

County / Borough / Parish: Hamilton

Year listed: 1988

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924

Historic function: Commerce/Trade

Current function: Commerce/Trade

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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